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House Bill would Amend Horse Protection Act

The Horse | Pat Raia | April 15, 2013 A new bill introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives would amend the Horse Protection Act (HPA) of 1970 by imposing stiffer penalties on anyone who sores a horse. Soring is the deliberate injury to a horse’s feet and legs to achieve an exaggerated, high-stepping gait. Full Article

USDA Utilizing Iris Scans in Horse Protection Program

April, 2013 USDA Horse Protection Program Utilizing Iris Scan Technology for Equine Identification APHIS’ Horse Protection program has a new technological tool that will allow its inspectors to better ...Full Article

EU agencies consider phenylbutazone detected in horsemeat of low concern for consumers

EMA – European Medicines Agency : News and press releases: EU agencies consider phenylbutazone detected in horsemeat of low concern for consumers; recommend improved horse traceability and monitoring of ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Oh No! Am I A Terrorist?

The Chattanoongan.com | Roy Exum | April 15, 2013 Tennessee’s dreaded “AgGag” bill, which make those who covertly film or expose acts of animal abuse into criminals, was delayed ...Full Article

Cape teen rescues beloved horse from slaughterhouse

Cape Cod Times |Gwenn Friss | April 14, 2013   A Harwich teenager and the horse she grew up with have become a leading face of the latest national effort ...Full Article

No charges to be filed in NM horse shooting case

San Francisco Chronicle | April 13, 2013 ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico man seen in an Internet video swearing at animal activists before shooting a horse in the ...Full Article

Seized horse tied to Zetas is paying off for feds

Houston Chronicle | Guillermo Contreras and Jason Buch | April 12, 2013   As a brother of the feared leader of the Zetas cartel faces a federal trial in Austin next week ...Full Article

Horsemeat scandal’s prime suspect revealed: Is this the tycoon who butchered the meat trade?

He has become a leading suspect in the food scandal which has seen tainted meat sold by British supermarkets in ready meals and burgers The Mirror, David Collins, Sam Hurley, ...Full Article

Good News for the Horse, But the Fight Goes on

Huffington Post, Michael D’Antonio (Author, ‘Mortal Sins, Sex, Crime, and the Era of Catholic Scandal’}, April 11, 2013 The news is getting better for horses. The Obama Administration is getting ...Full Article

Dutch horsemeat sold as beef for two years

The Local (Germany’s English Newspaper), April 11, 2013 (Note – Most of the 50,000 Tons of meat from this recall have already been sold and consumed – on the ...Full Article